Definition of Argyll

1. Noun. A covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm.

Exact synonyms: Argyle
Generic synonyms: Boat, Gravy Boat, Gravy Holder, Sauceboat



2. Noun. A design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland.
Exact synonyms: Argyle
Generic synonyms: Design, Figure, Pattern

3. Noun. A sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural).
Exact synonyms: Argyle
Generic synonyms: Sock

Definition of Argyll

1. Proper noun. A former county of Scotland ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Argyll

1. argyle [n -S] - See also: argyle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argyll

argus pheasant
argus shell
arguses
argutation
argutations
argute
argutely
arguteness
argutite
argy-bargied
argy-bargies
argy-bargy
argy-bargying
argyle
argyles
argyll (current term)
argylls
argyr-
argyria
argyrias
argyriasis
argyric
argyrin
argyrins
argyrism
argyrite
argyrites
argyro-
argyrodite
argyrodites

Literary usage of Argyll

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
""While Cromwell was lodged at Moray House, argyll and some others had held long ... argyll moved for delay in giving instructions to the Scottish ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In the 8th century argyll, with the Western Islands and Man, fell under the power of the Norsemen until, in the iath century, Somerled (or Somhairle), ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1847)
"1777, the third son of John fifth Duke of argyll, by Elizabeth dowager Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon (created Baroness Hamilton in 1776), second daughter ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"When called to take the test, argyll refused, except with an explanation, ... The duke accepted the qualification, and argyll w.aa admitted to sit in ..."

5. An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its by George Brunton, David Haig (1832)
"On his again invading the district of A thole, burning, slaying, and carrying away, the Earl sent to argyll, demanding that he should be given up. ..."

6. The Ladies of the Covenant: Memoirs of Distinguished Scottish Female by James Anderson (1880)
"And, therefore, says he, to the Lady argyll, ' I can do you no service.' And he told her that purposely he had shifted speaking to her ; and that he kept ..."

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